Last winter an ice storm knocked out power for Washtenaw County residents- some for as long as a week! We’ve covered winter weather warnings and emergency preparedness on the blog before, but today we’re going to explore preparing for blackouts caused by extreme winter weather.
- NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards (NWR)
- Nixle Alerts (Washtenaw County)
- Click here for more information on emergency alert systems
Reporting & Tracking Outages
- If you lose power and heat, warming centers offer a safe place to remain warm during daytime hours. Call The Delonis Center at (734) 662-2829 with any questions.
- Click here for a list of 2023-2024 warming centers.
Emergency Food Assistance
- Click here for a list of food pantries via Food Gatherers
General Safety Tips
- Winter Storm Preparedness via Ready.gov
- Power Outage Information via Ready.gov
- Tips for Older Adults via Ready.gov
Stay safe and warm this winter!